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High adventure is not the first thing that comes to mind for those who enjoy tea but tea is a remarkably versatile companion outdoors, hot or cold.
This stainless steel cup, French press and heater in one, lets you make tea or coffee anywhere. A power bank stores the energy needed to power the mug.
Many types of hot teas readily adapt to cold brew as well as a summer favorite: Iced tea. Here are some suggestions, from black to white, green to Assam, that will make relaxing outside just a bit more cool and tasty.
Ah, nights by the campfire under the stars with a warm cup of camp-brewed tea! Designed with both safety and practicality in mind, this kettle’s ergonomic handle is wrapped in insulated plastic to protect hands from heat. A pointed continental spout allows for easy steam exit, lowering the risk of scalding injuries. The kettle can be used on an open fire, and heats water in only 3-5 minutes.
As the weather warms and you fire up your grills, it is second nature to reach for an iced tea or Tea Sangria, but tea isn’t just great accompanying grilled food, it can play a role within that food as well. Consider Matcha and White Bean Dip, or upgrading your S'mores!
During times when the great outdoors is the safest place to play, consider a tea time picnic with a basket filled with summer fare, a thermos of iced tea and as a special treat - macaroons and other afternoon tea dainties.
Pitchers are the best way to display the beautiful color of iced tea. Quantity counts and these selections are sturdy, functional and appealing. Look for pitchers that can withstand the fresh brewed, flash-chill process.
Brewers to make iced tea and cold brew tea and coffee have advanced features to simplify the task of making the perfect summertime thirst quencher.
Smoking with tea leaves is not that different from classic wood chip smoking, and in fact, tea leaves and wood chips work beautifully together. Smoking with tea leaves is one of the earliest examples of historic tea cuisine. The iconic Tea Smoked Duck is still enjoyed today, often using the same classic techniques developed generations ago.
These wonderful macarons can be completely made in advance, but for the enjoyment of your guests, we strongly recommend that you have the macaron halves ready to fill and allow each guest the fun of toasting their marshmallows and building their cookies, just like with the classic s'more.
This white bean dip recipe is breathtakingly quick to make. If you need a quick dish to bring to a barbecue and are tight on time, make this bean dip and serve with purchased pita chips or fresh pita. If you have a little extra time, then these chips are worth the effort.
We can’t all live in this Yellow Submarine, but you can brighten up your dad’s morning tea with this cheerful little submersible. It submerges loose tea leaves to the bottom of the cup or mug, creating a perfect little ocean of fragrant wakeup.